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  • As offensive line struggles, what does the future hold for Michael Oher?

    As offensive line struggles, what does the future hold for Michael Oher?
    Jonathan Ogden stood in the hallway at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills, his Afro nearly scraping the ceiling. The towering former offensive tackle fiddled with a tiny new phone in his massive hands, nonchalantly describing one of the...
  • Pass protection has been key in Ravens' Super run

    Pass protection has been key in Ravens' Super run
    The Ravens are packing their bags for New Orleans because the front office and coaching staff have pulled the trigger on a bunch of key moves over the past 12 months, from extending Ray Rice and signing players like Corey Graham and Justin Tucker to...
  • Vikings punter Chris Kluwe responds to Ravens center Matt Birk's stance on same-sex marriage

    Vikings punter Chris Kluwe responds to Ravens center Matt Birk's stance on same-sex marriage
    Predictably enough, Ravens center Matt Birk’s opposition to same-sex marriage has caught the attention of Vikings punter Chris Kluwe. In response to an op-ed Birk penned in support of, as he wrote, “preserving marriage as the sacred union...
  • NFL officials receive loud cheers in first night back

    NFL officials receive loud cheers in first night back
    Instead of receiving the usual jeers that go with their profession, NFL referee Gene Steratore and his crew were treated like conquering heroes Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium. Steratore was greeted by fans with a standing ovation prior to the Ravens'...
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens and Giants

    Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens and Giants
    Each week, Baltimore Sun reporters Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel look back at the Ravens’ previous game and that of their next opponent Broncos 34, Ravens 17 Strategy: It was an underwhelming debut for new offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell....
  • Sports marketing expert sees few stars in Ravens-49ers Super Bowl

    Sports marketing expert sees few stars in Ravens-49ers Super Bowl
    The city of Baltimore could not be more excited (well, I guess they haven't turned the harbor purple ... yet) for Sunday's Super Bowl which, pits the Ravens against the San Francisco 49ers. Madison Avenue execs are not so thrilled. According to Bob...
  • For 2001 Ravens, Super Bowl ring not a guarantee of success in life

    For 2001 Ravens, Super Bowl ring not a guarantee of success in life
    Tony Siragusa isn't the prettiest of men. The former Baltimore Raven played the thankless role of a 6-foot-3, 330-pound steel drum, crashing the line over and over, so teammates could sack the quarterback — and reap the glory. But "Goose" was a...
  • Joe Flacco's record contract puts agent Joe Linta in spotlight

    Joe Flacco's record contract puts agent Joe Linta in spotlight
    Don't look for a $3,000 suit or slicked-back hair. Don't expect to hear empty flattery or bragging about an extensive list of superstar clients. None of that is Joe Linta. "If you met him and he told you he was a sports agent, you wouldn't believe him,"...
  • With Joe Flacco's deal done, Ravens will likely decline to use franchise tag

    With Joe Flacco's deal done, Ravens will likely decline to use franchise tag
    Now that quarterback Joe Flacco is poised to become the highest paid player in the NFL by virtue of a $120.6 million contract, the Ravens aren't expected to use the franchise tag on any of their other unrestricted free agents. Although Monday...
  • Ravens line has been — and will need to be — key to offensive success

    Ravens line has been — and will need to be — key to offensive success
    NEW ORLEANS — Soaking up the Super Bowl experience, Ravens left guard Kelechi Osemele spent Tuesday's Media Day, joking around with current teammates and hanging out with former NFL offensive lineman and fellow Iowa State alum Keith Sims. A...
  • New position been a 'great learning process' for Caldwell, Flacco

    New position been a 'great learning process' for Caldwell, Flacco
    Minutes after toppling the New England Patriots in the AFC championship, Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell pointed out that his collaboration with quarterback Joe Flacco is just beginning. Under the direction of Caldwell, in his first time...
  • Ravens' tight salary cap could squeeze out Anquan Boldin if he doesn't accept less pay

    Ravens' tight salary cap could squeeze out Anquan Boldin if he doesn't accept less pay
    Ravens veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin bullied defensive backs during the NFL playoffs, emerging as a Super Bowl XLVII hero. Now, he's in danger of losing his job. The Ravens are attempting to lower the $6 million salary of the three-time Pro Bowl...